Develop your knowledge and understanding of hyperadrenocorticism / hyperandrogenism in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Endocrine conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of hyperadrenocorticism / hyperandrogenism in ferrets, including:
Cause – neutering, housing ferrets indoors and genetic background.
Signs – symmetrical alopecia, pruritus.
Diagnosis – clinical signs, hormones analysis, urinalysis, radiography, ultrasonography, CT, preputial cytology.
Treatment – surgical removal of adrenal gland(s), cryosurgery, injection with alcohol, GnRH agonists.
Prognosis – fair.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (ferrets) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.